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Spartan Motors, Inc., a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly, today announced that its Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services business unit— which encompasses the Utilimaster go-to-market brand— received an award from the United States Postal Service to build fully functional prototypes for the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program. The NGDV Program is a part of the Postal Service's test..."/>
United States Postal Service Awards Spartan Motors' Utilimaster Prototype Contract for Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program
Daimler AG, today announced that Udo Neumann, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, LLC has been appointed Global Chief Information Officer of Daimler Financial Services. In this role, Neumann is responsible for the company's information technology strategy worldwide. He will remain located..."/>
Daimler Financial Services appoints Udo Neumann Global Chief Information Officer
Nova LifeStyle, Inc., a U.S.-based, leading innovative designer, manufacturer and distributor of modern life style furniture, today announced that it has received a letter from the NASDAQ Stock Market, indicating that Nova LifeStyle has regained compliance with the $1.00 per share minimum closing bid price requirement for continued listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market, pursuant to the NASDAQ marketplace rules. NASDAQ indicated within its letter that..."/>
Nova LifeStyle Regains Compliance with Nasdaq’s Minimum Bid Price Rule
Informa in a proposed $1.56 billion deal. New York-based privately owned Penton bought Farm Progress Companies in..."/>
Farm Progress Show site improvements under review [Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.]
Scripps Networks Interactive have reached a multi-year, multi-platform agreement for continued distribution of Scripps Networks channels both live and on-demand for DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse customers. The deal covers programming from HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.. Additionally, the companies agreed on expanded digital rights to include the networks on the..."/>
Scripps Networks Interactive, AT&T Sign Long-Term Multi-Platform Distribution Agreement
Lingo Media Corporation, an EdTech company that is' Changing the way the world learns English' through innovative online and print-based technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurent Glorieux, MBA, as Senior Sales Director leading the Company's growth strategy in Asia, North America and the Middle East. Formerly Sales Director, Global Resellers at Rosetta Stone and Sales Director at Tell Me More S.A., Mr. Glorieux is an entrepreneurial leader with..."/>
Lingo Media Appoints Former Rosetta Stone Executive to Lead Growth Initatives in Asia, North America & Middle East
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., and At Home Group Inc.. These stocks belong to the Financial sector which was mostly higher in afternoon trading on Wednesday, September 21, 2016."/>
How These Banking Stocks are Faring? -- Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, Banco Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial, and At Home
SKECHERS USA, Inc., is thrilled to announce its 2016 partnership with Breast Cancer Care, the only specialist UK-wide charity providing support for anyone affected by breast cancer. For the first time in the United Kingdom, Skechers Performance will launch a two-month marketing programme that includes in-store,..."/>
Skechers Performance Partners with Breast Cancer Care to Support People Affected by Breast Cancer
Mentor Capital, Inc. to advise on financing and optimizing GreenVision's rapid growth in Puerto Rico's emerging medical cannabis market. GreenVision is financing its start-up with a convertible debenture for StereoVision's publicly traded stock."/>
Mentor Capital, a Leading Cannabis Industry Financier, Signs With GreenVision Systems, an Emerging Puerto Rico Medical Cannabis & Hemp Farming Company
Tailored Brands, is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive new corporate apparel collection for American Airlines employees. This week, more than 70,000 front-line representatives, including pilots, flight attendants, customer service agents and premium service representatives began to wear the updated professional attire at the world's..."/>
Twin Hill Clothes American Airlines
Tailored Brands, is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive new corporate apparel collection for American Airlines employees. This week, more than 70,000 front-line representatives, including pilots, flight attendants, customer service agents and premium service representatives began to wear the updated professional attire at the..."/>
Twin Hill Clothes American Airlines
Scholastic Corporation, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today reported results for the Company's fiscal 2017 first quarter ended August 31, 2016.. Revenue in the first quarter was $282.7 million, compared to $191.2 million a year ago, an increase of $91.5 million, or 48%. Operating loss from continuing operations was $63.1 million versus a loss of $79.5 million in the prior year period, an improvement of 21%."/>
Scholastic Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
Snipp Interactive Inc., an international provider of marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions listed on the OTCQX and the TSX Venture Exchange, is pleased to announce that it has secured an expanded twelve-month contract renewal from a leading digital coupon company. This is the second time this Customer has signed an expanded renewal agreement with Snipp and is another example of a growing number of larger follow-on agreements with..."/>
Snipp Expands Contract With Leading Digital Coupon Company
AutoZone, Inc. today reported net sales of $3.4 billion for its fourth quarter ended August 27, 2016, an increase of 3.3% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased 1.0% for the quarter.."/>
AutoZone 4th Quarter Same Store Sales Increase 1.0%
AutoZone, Inc., today announced its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of an additional $750 million of the Company’ s common stock in connection with its ongoing share repurchase program. Since the inception of the repurchase program in 1998, and including the above amount, AutoZone’ s Board of Directors has authorized $17.9 billion. “AutoZone’ s continued strong financial performance allows us to repurchase our stock while maintaining our..."/>
AutoZone Authorizes Additional Stock Repurchase
J.C. Penney names Paul Brown to board
Lennar Corporation and WCI Communities, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Lennar will acquire all of the outstanding shares of WCI Communities, Inc. common stock in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.50 per WCI share, representing a 37% premium to WCI's closing stock price on September 21, 2016.. The transaction gives WCI a total equity value of approximately $643 million and an..."/>
Lennar To Acquire WCI Communities
WCI Communities, Inc., a lifestyle community developer and luxury homebuilder, today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Lennar Corporation, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of WCI common stock in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.50 per WCIC share. This represents an approximate 37 percent premium to WCI's closing share price on..."/>
WCI Communities Announces Definitive Merger Agreement with Lennar Corporation for Approximately $643 Million
International Game Technology PLC announced that it has signed a four-year contract extension to enhance the suite of interactive multichannel poker products it provides to AB Svenska Spel, the Company's lottery customer in Sweden and operator of the world's fifth-largest ring-fenced market poker site according to pokerscout.com. Svenska Spel is exercising a four-year extension provided under its contract with IGT signed as part of a..."/>
IGT Announces Four-Year Extension with Svenska Spel for Multichannel Poker Enhancements
Helen of Troy Limited, designer, developer and worldwide marketer of consumer brand-name housewares, health and home, nutritional supplement and beauty products, today announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter fiscal year 2017 results on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time. A press release detailing the Company’ s second quarter fiscal year 2017 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call."/>
Helen of Troy Limited Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call, and Webcast for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

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